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13 Jun 2011

Live in SF? Go to SF Live!

Details are curiously scant on the event we’re gonna talk about today. But that makes it all the more mysterious and alluring, yes? I haven’t been yet, but I’m intrigued, and what I can tell you is that San Francisco Live is a FREE show on Monday nights in June

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12 Jun 2011

My Strange Addiction: Social Coupons

I receive about 80 emails a day from deal-discounting sites: VOICE by SF Weekly, Facebook Deals, Scoutmob, LivingSocial, Daily Gourmet, Vegan Cuts, Gilt City, Groupon, and so forth. And I buy them all the time. This didn’t seem like much of a problem to me at first: “I’m going out

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07 Jun 2011

Beat It: Learn Michael Jackson Choreography for FREE!

It’s been my lifelong dream to be in a Michael Jackson video. Ergo, my life was pretty much over in late June 2009. However, here’s a chance for me — and you, if you’re similarly awesome — to renew my purpose on this earth: Bay Area Flash Mob is putting

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06 Jun 2011

Get FREE U2 Tickets!

I’ll start this by saying I haven’t enjoyed U2‘s music since Achtung Baby or since The Edge started wearing that obnoxious hat all the time, whichever was most recent. BUT I still consider U2 to be one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time, and if you

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06 Jun 2011

How to Dine out for Less

I like to cook, but I find that it’s occasionally worth it to pay someone else to do it for me. I’m talking about dining out, people, living in style. But those costs can add up, and restaurants trick you into spending more (hey, they’re businesses). Here are some ways

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31 May 2011

Tonight! Drink a Beer, Enjoy FREE Theater

Traditional theater is great, but it’s lacking in a variety of ways. Plays are expensive, and they often run really long. The audience is frequently populated with the well-to-do and the snobby, and if you get wasted, they’ll kick you out. Fortunately, thanks to FunCheapSF, I’ve learned of a solution:

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30 May 2011

Happy Memorial Day! FREE Parade and Food and Stuff!

What’s the reason for the Memorial Day season? Is it to get your first day off work since New Year’s? Is it to start wearing white shoes and white pants without looking gauche? Or perhaps it’s to barbecue and get hammered in Dolores Park? Wrong and WRONG: Memorial Day is

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29 May 2011

The Search for the Perfect Neighborhood Hangout

During an episode of How I Met Your Mother, the statement “We need a MacLaren’s!” was uttered, like a wish whispered into the night sky illuminated only by a shooting star. Time and space stood still as every being in the room felt the true weight of that statement: We

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